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January 8, 2016

In the News Today – January 8, 2016

No Copyright for Monkey, Rules Judge: U.S. District Judge William Orrick III offered a provisional opinion that Naruto the macaque monkey — despite a lawsuit by PETA that claims otherwise — cannot claim copyright over a series of “monkey selfie” photos taken in 2011. “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform ranked the lawsuit the most ridiculous of 2015,” reports CNN. (CNN.com)

Former American Legion Commander Brieden makes case for FACT Act: “The lawyers who usher veterans and other victims through the process of accessing awards from asbestos trust funds are like kids in a candy store: it’s almost impossible for them to resist taking an extra lick or bite for themselves,” wrote Brieden. (American Security News)

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